Press-Republican

March 8, 2014

On Course: March 8, 2014.

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Press-Republican

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CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

On the Farm Safety - A Family Affair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15 at the family farm of Steve and Marsha Gokey, 3 Vincent Road, Malone (one mile past Wilder Homestead Farm).

Local agencies and agri-businesses will have representatives on hand to discuss farm-safety topics. Designed for youths but open to all. Free admission. Lunch available to benefit Franklin County 4-H Dairy Program.

Call Diane DuMont or Steve McDonald at 483-7403 to register.

NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Route 9, Plattsburgh.

FMLA - What You Should Know: 8 to 11 a.m., March 18. Family and medical leave information. Fee: Members, $20; non-members, $40.

Pre-register at 563-1000 or www.northcountrychamber.com.

THE GRANGE

1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg

Winter Bird Language and Behavior Field Class: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 18. Fee: $25.

Register at lakeside5047@gmail.com

CLINTON COUNTY NEW YORK CONNECTS

All held at Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret St., Plattsburgh, first-floor meeting room.

Nutrition Outreach Education Program: 10 to 11:30 a.m., March 12, SNAP/Food Stamp application instruction.

The Senior Center: 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 26, Programs held at the center.

Home-Based Primary Care: 10 to 11:30 a.m. April 9. An important program for veterans.

Health Exchange Marketplace: 10 to 11:30 a.m. April 23. Affordable Care Act

Call 565-4620 or email aging@co.clinton.ny.us. Visitor parking via Court Street.

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

16 Emergency Services Drive, Plattsburgh

FCC Amateur Radio License Course: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 15. Fee: Manual, $15; exam, $15.

Register with Robert Cook at 563-2527 or wi2b@charter.net; or Dave Tallman at 563-3979 or dave.tallman@yahoo.com

SOUTH PLATTSBURGH FIRE DEPARTMENT

Route 22, Plattsburgh

About Boating Safely. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., March 18 and 20. Fee: $30.

Register with Robert Shivokevich, 493-7251 or email rshivokevich@yahoo.com

EXPLORE Consortium

Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh

Breathe Easier - When Taking a Breath is No Easy Task and What Pulmonary Rehab Can do to Help: 6 to 7 p.m., March 19. 

Decision Making as an Older Adult with Diabetes: 6 to 7 p.m., May 21. Register at 562-7320 or cblake@cvph.org.

Pulmonary Conference for Healthcare Professionals: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., March 20. 

Diabetes Conference for Healthcare Professionals: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., May 22.

Register at www.plattsburghcas1.com/pulmonaryconference or email kate.chilton@plattsburgh.edu or call 564-3054.

CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh.

Hot Topics in Nutrition/The Great Diet Debate: 6 to 7:30 p.m., March 12. Fee: $25.

The Art of Mediterranean Cooking: 4:30 to 9 p.m., March 12. Fee: $40.

“Access” Your Potential/Microsoft Access 2007: 6 to 8 p.m. March 13. Fee: $54.

Register at www.clinton.edu/ccwd or call 562-4139.

ONEWORKSOURCE

194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh

How to Apply for Federal Jobs: 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 19.

Unlocking Potential/Transferable Skills: 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 26.

Computer Essentials 3/The Internet-Surf Your Way to Employment: 1:30 to 3 p.m., March 20.

Effective Interviewing Techniques: 9:30 to 11 a.m., March 13, 27.

Career Exploration/Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m., March 31.

All classes are free.

Call 561-0430 to register.

FORT TICONDEROGA

1776 at Ticonderoga: 2 p.m. March 16. Fee: $10 per person, free for members.

Clothing and Accoutrement Workshop: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 22, 23. Fee: $120, Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and volunteers, $100.

An Army Rows and Marches on its Stomach: 2 p.m., April 13. Fee: $10 per person, free for members.

Colonial America Conference For Educators: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,  May 16. Fee: $40

All classes held at Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. 

Preregister at www.fort-ticonderoga.org under the “Explore and Learn” tab or call 585-6370.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Ticonderoga campus

Five-hour Pre-driver’s Licensing: 6 to 8:30 p.m., March 17 and 18, April 28 and 29; and May 19 and 20. Students must attend both sessions. Preregistration required and available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fee: $30.

Call 354-5179.